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Council allows cinema to open while work is finished

Gosford Council has issued an interim occupation certificate for Ettalong’s Cinema Paradiso. The interim certificate means that the cinema can now re-open and operate while further building work is completed. Peninsula residents can now enjoy…



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History and heritage of the Woy Woy Peninsula

Thank you for the response to last issue’s History and Heritage column. I’ve been able to answer a few of your questions this month, and I’ll he happy- to receive any feedback or requests. If…


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In brief

Club pays for beach improvements Improvements to the Ettalong Beach foreshore will be made under an agreement between the Ettalong Beach War Memorial, Club and Gosford Council. Taking the view that costs resulting from the…


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Social tennis

The Pearl Beach Tennis and Recreation Club will be having a social day from 10am to 4pm on Monday, May 3. With a bowls competition and plenty of social tennis, the day is open to…


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Lynne Bockholt calls for honest appraisal

I have always encouraged and participated in community debate on any issue of importance to the Peninsula. I find it outrageous that the local community is being bombarded with material on the Fast Ferry, some…


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Fast ferry opposition grows

The Ettalong Reaction Group has decided to pursue their opposition to the fast ferry through the Environmental Defenders Office and the State Ombudsman. It was standing room only in the Ettalong Progress Hall as more…



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Volunteers Wanted

Do you have a few hours to spare and want to learn new skills, meet new people, achieve personal satisfaction and at the same time benefit your community? If so, the Central Coast Volunteer Referral…


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Strip shopping is coming back in a big way

PENINSULA MAINSTREET COLUMN Strip shopping is coming back in a big way. From a poll taken of 60,000 shoppers, the Director of KPMG Centre for Consumer Behavior, Ross Honeywell reported in the Daily Telegraph last…